Archive for February, 2010

What can the Wall Street Journal teach us about information graphics?

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

A new book about information graphics was published last month titled The Wall Street Journal Guide to Information Graphics, by Dona M. Wong, the graphics director for this respected newspaper. I get excited whenever a new book about data visualization is published, especially one that teaches practical techniques, because too few of us are working [...]

NodeXL: Network Visualizations in Excel

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

This blog entry was written by Bryan Pierce of Perceptual Edge.
The chances are good that you’ve seen network visualizations before, such as the one below in which the circles and octagons represent large U.S. companies and each connecting line represents a person who sits on the board of both companies.

(This image was created by Toby [...]